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synonyms for river

  • estuary
  • stream
  • tributary
  • beck
  • branch
  • brook
  • course
  • creek
  • rill
  • rivulet
  • run
  • runnel
  • watercourse
See also synonyms for: rivers
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Swollen rivers carried sediment downstream, depositing it along the way.
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All of us on the river accepted that our water would likely be boiling in our bottles and our beers would be sandy and warm—until someone showed up with this hauler, that is.
THE GEAR YOU NEED TO BRING ON A 225-MILE RIVER TRIPMITCH BRETONSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
They include soil erosion on the river side — in some areas gaps up to three feet wide and waist deep, concrete cracking, construction flaws and what the firm concluded was likely substandard construction material below the fence’s foundation.
NEW ENGINEERING REPORT FINDS PRIVATELY BUILT BORDER WALL WILL FAILBY JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND PERLA TREVIZOSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Tracing a distinct U shape across northeast Ohio, the 100-mile-long river flows into Lake Erie 30 miles west of its headwaters.
51 YEARS LATER, THE CUYAHOGA RIVER BURNS AGAINWES SILERAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The university moved construction equipment into to build a stadium and start construction on the river park.
MORNING REPORT: ABOUT THOSE PRIVATE DAY CAMPS …VOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 18, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The major difference between networks formed from rivers and ones formed by melted ice is a result of how water flows.
MARS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE WARM, WET PLANET WE THOUGHT IT WASNEEL PATELAUGUST 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Although some claim the Amazon River is longer, the Nile has historically been known as the world’s longest international river.
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This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
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In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
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Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
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WORDS RELATED TO RIVER

  • backwater
  • brook
  • creek
  • outlet
  • river
  • stream
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